K.R. Srievats – Veena
At 7.15 PM; K.R. Srievats presented his excellent veena recital at VDS. He is regular artiste both as a vocalist and veena artiste. His over all knowledge is of high order. He has been well trained by Guru Kalpakam Swaminathan (previous) and his mother A.K. Pankaja (present).
He played all the kritis neatly. Anandha bhairavi alapana had some nice pidis He sang along with playing melidiously. Main shanmukapriya alapana was fine. He played the kriti mani veradikkavaraiya and swaram well. Brindavana saranga kriti was rendered melodiously.
Mridangam by K.S. Ramakrishnan and gatam by V. Aravind gave a very good support to Srievats..